DIRT

Family Fun in the Desert

November 1-3, 2024

What is DIRT?

DIRT is Hume’s off-road event for the whole family. Bring your toys, RVs, church groups, or family members, to the desert for an unforgettable weekend of off-road adventure, fantastic food, a challenging speaker, prizes, giveaways, and connection with other families. DIRT has something for everyone, with a wide variety of terrain for all skill levels.

Ridgecrest

November 1-3, 2024

Register by October 6 to get $20 off the adult rate with our Early Bird Pricing!

Adult

Ages 18+
$139
$ 119
  • Lodging is self-provided
Sale

Teen

Age 13-17
$ 99
  • Lodging is self-provided

Child

Age 4-12
$ 89
  • Lodging is self-provided

Infant

Age 0-3
$ 0
  • Lodging is self-provided
FREE

Ridgecrest FAQ

  • How much is it? Check out the pricing above.
  • When do I have to register by? In order to receive your free D.I.R.T. T-shirt, you must register before October 15, 2024. Registration will still be open until the event starts, but after October 15 you will not receive the free T-shirt. (Shirts will be available for purchase at the event for $8 each.) But, you can register any time. There is no cutoff date.
  • How old do you have to be to attend? There is no minimum age, but a parent/guardian is required and responsible for any minors under their care at all times.
  • When does it start and end? The event begins with check-in on Friday at 3:00 PM and we’ll shut down on Sunday at 10:00 AM. However, feel free to come earlier and stay later.
  • How many meals are provided? We will be providing 3 meals (Saturday breakfast, Saturday dinner, and Sunday breakfast) and a couple of snack times. An optional meal for purchase on Friday is available while supplies last. Otherwise, please bring your own food for dinner on Friday and lunch on the trail on Saturday. 
  • Can I bring alcohol? No. This is a non-alcohol event.
  • Will there be prizes? You bet.
  • Will I have a good time? Oh yeah!
  • What should I bring? Your own accommodations, something to ride, tools, riding gear, helmet, goggles, cell phone, clothes, jacket, flash light, toiletries, lawn chair, snacks, something for lunch on Saturday, firewood, fuel, oils, church group, family, friends, your appetite, and a sense of adventure.
  • Where? BLM Ridgecrest/Mojave (map). Located about 3.5 hours from Fresno, 2.5 hours from Los Angeles, and under 4 hours from San Diego.
  • Where will we be camping? Located 15 miles south of Ridgecrest and 15 miles north of Ransburg, is “Prospectors Camp”. The riding in this area is amazing for expert racers and young beginners. With a mix of challenging rocks, groomed trails, sand washes and open dirt roads, this area has a great mix for everyone. Popular destination rides include the historic gold mining ghost town of Ransburg, Spangler Hills (aka Disneyland for dirtbikes), Wagon Wheel Campground, Teagle Wash, Goehler Gulch, the El Paso Mountains,  and the X15 Memorial. Our camp site sits in the middle of a riding area that has a 360 degree riding zone for 20+ miles in ALL directions. A nearby hill with easy and hard trails to the top, offers an amazing panoramic view of camp and the entire area.
  • Driving directions:
    • From the North take HWY 99 South to HWY 58 East to HWY 14 North East. Take Garlock road to HWY 395. Take a right on Searles Station CTF. Follow the signs to our campsite on the right-hand side.
    • From the South take HWY15 to HWY 395. Take a right on Searles Station CTF. Follow the signs to our campsite on the right-hand side.
  • What’s the terrain like? A bit of everything! There are roads, trails, washes, open desert, single track, and hill climbs.
  • What’s the weather going to be like? We don’t know, but you can check online. Be prepared for cold evenings and possible blowing sand.
    • Do I need to bring my own RV/sleeping accommodations? Yes. You are responsible to provide your own housing.
    • Do I need to reserve an RV spot? You do need to register for the event, but there are no designated spots. Just come out and pick a spot near our meeting and kitchen area.
    • Will there be RV hook-ups? No. We’ll be dry camping in the desert.
    • Will there be port-a-potties? Yep.
    • Can I rough it in a tent? Yes, but it can get cold and very windy. If the wind kicks up, it could blow your tent over!
    • Do I need to bring my own ride? Yes, we will not be providing any vehicles to use or rent.
    • Is this open to all forms of off-road vehicles? Yes, bring whatever you’ve got. It’s for motorcycles, quads, buggies, 4x4s.
    • Does my ride need to be registered? Yes, all vehicles must be registered with a current green or red OHV sticker and all quads must have flags.
    • What happens if my vehicle breaks? You are responsible to repair your own vehicles. Be prepared and bring tools (or a friend that has tools.)
    • What happens if I get hurt? You are responsible for all risk and liability while you are riding. We suggest riding with a cell phone to be able to dial 911 in case of a medical emergency.
  • How do I make sure I get my free DIRT T-Shirt? In order to receive your free D.I.R.T. T-shirt, you must register before October 15, 2024. Registration will still be open until the event starts, but if you want a shirt, they’ll cost you $8 at the event.
  • What if something comes up and I have to cancel? If you need to discuss cancelling your registration, please email our Registration Team or call us at 559-305-7788.
  • Who do I contact if I still have some questions? Contact Justin Nunes at justin.nunes@hume.org or 559-305-7784.
  1. If and when you are needing to cancel any spots, it will forfeit the full price per spot at the time of cancellation.

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